Category: MLB

April 28, 2017 Stephen Thompson No comments exist

What a time to be a Nationals Fan! They are currently 16-6 and coming off a very successful road trip. They went 9-1 against New York (Mets), Atlanta, and Colorado during their most recent road trip. As they return to Nationals Park on Friday, they have the best record in the NL and MLB overall. Scoring…

April 27, 2017 Brian Waters No comments exist

The Washington Wizards defeated the Atlanta Hawks to take a 3-2 series lead. They took a 2-0 lead but when the series shifted to Atlanta, they dropped both games to even the series at 2 games. They know they must focus if they want to close out this series on the road. Bradley Beal on…

April 24, 2017 Stephen Thompson No comments exist

The Washington Nationals (13-5) have not lost a game in over a week. Their seven-game winning streak has been filled with great hitting and lights-out pitching. They enter this week winning their first six games of their 10 game road trip. Game Recaps April 18th vs ATL: W (3-1) Washington came in the 9th inning with a 3-0…

April 23, 2017 John Davis No comments exist

Facing off against the defending Arena League Champs the Washington Valor gave a valiant effort but fell to the Philadelphia Soul 49-31. “Our whole thing is 21 guys, have to play a whole 60 minutes” head coach Dean Cokinos, said after suffering their first loss in the history of the franchise. After winning against their cross-town…

April 22, 2017 Stephen Thompson No comments exist

The Washington Nationals won their 5th straight game, beating the Mets on the road. Their 4-3 win in extra innings is their 4 straight win on their 9 game road trip. The offense started early as Bryce Harper launched a 2 run home run to center field in the 1st inning. "You either die a hero, or…

April 18, 2017 Nick Wilcox No comments exist

Starling Marte, an All-Star outfielder emerging as one of the game’s top all-around young talents, was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for nandrolone. Nandrolone is the same substance that emerged during Barry Bonds 2011 perjury trial and the BALCO investigation. Marte, 23, won a Gold Glove in 2016 and batted…

April 17, 2017 Stephen Thompson No comments exist

The Washington Nationals (7-5) had a successful week past week. Playing six games, they went 4-2 and won two series in the process. Their consistent play made for some good baseball to watch. Game Recaps April 10th vs STL: W (14-6) Bryce Harper had four hits and three RBI’s as the Nats routed the Cardinals….

April 16, 2017 Stephen Thompson No comments exist

After a close loss on Saturday, the Nationals looked to close out their series against Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon. In the top of the 1st inning, Chris Hernandez homered on a 2-0 pitch to left field. Anthony Rendon’s RBI in the bottom of the first tied the game. Bryce Harper has been on a tear as of late as…

April 16, 2017 Brian Waters No comments exist

First African-American MLB Player Every year, we celebrate Jackie Robinson, the first African-American MLB player. In 2007, Ken Griffey Jr. talked with then commissioner Bud Selig about celebrating Robinson by wearing the number 42 every April 15th. As the tradition continues, I decided to put together my all-time all African-American MLB team. This includes guys I…